Youth Skier Development Program

The Youth Skier Development Program is back, cultivating a love of cross country skiing in the next generation.  Ski development programs help children and youth develop important lifelong skills and ensure the future of the sport and the club.

Please check back here for updates as the 2020/2021 Program plans are finalized. 



Classes run from the Castlegar Nordic Ski Club’s Viking Centre on Saturday afternoons.

Location:  Paulson Cross Country Ski Trails, five minutes past Nancy Greene Lake on Hwy 3.  Park in the second parking lot, at Mud Lake.  Parking lots are regularly plowed, however if your vehicle is not 4WD we recommend parking on the highway and hiking or skiing in on high volume snow days.  Click here for a location map.

Ermine (4-5 year olds new to skiing)

Class time: 1:30pm – 3:00pm (Class time is 1 hour, 1/2 hour for snack)

Start Date: TBD

End Date: TBD

Cost: $45 and 2 hour parent volunteer commitment

Lynx and Fox (5-8 year olds with some experience)

Class time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm (Class time is 1.5 hours, with a snack afterwards)

Start Date: TBD

End Date: TBD

Cost: $60 (+$30 membership for 7-8 year olds) and 2 hour parent volunteer commitment